What does wacko mean?

Definitions for wacko
ˈwæk oʊwack·o

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word wacko.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nutter, wacko, whackonoun

    a person who is regarded as eccentric or mad


  1. wackonoun

    An amusingly eccentric or irrational person.

  2. wackoadjective

    amusingly eccentric or irrational

  3. wackointerjection


  4. Etymology: wack(y) + -o


  1. Wacko

    Wacko is a 1983 arcade game by Bally Midway. It featured a unique angled cabinet design and a combination of trackball and joystick controls. The player assumes the role of Kapt'n Krooz'r, a small, green alien within a bubble-topped spaceship who also appears in the game Kozmik Krooz'r. The goal of each level is to eliminate the monsters, accomplished by shooting twin pairs in succession. As the player progresses, shooting monsters out of order creates mutants that must be unmatched before they can be eliminated.


  1. wacko

    A wacko is a term used to describe a person who is viewed as very strange, eccentric, or bizarre. This individual often behaves in ways that are unconventional or unpredictable, and their behavior is typically bizarre enough to be considered irrational or abnormal by societal standards. It's often used in a derogatory or humorous sense. The term is informal and can be considered disrespectful if used in a serious context.


  1. Wacko

    Wacko is a 1983 arcade game by Bally Midway. It debuted during the "Golden Age of Arcade Games". It featured a unique angled, or "sloped" cabinet design and a combination of trackball and joystick controls.

Suggested Resources

  1. wacko

    Song lyrics by wacko -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by wacko on the Lyrics.com website.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce wacko?

How to say wacko in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wacko in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wacko in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of wacko in a Sentence

  1. Gerry Connolly:

    If he wants to turn a new leaf and be credible and methodical and try to get at the facts as opposed to wacko conspiracy theories and the latest news item propagated by right wing media – which he haunts I might add – that would be welcome.

  2. Large Peter Davis:

    The wacko presidential race and Trump's easy to lampoon antics and rants are ‘ SNL's ’ comedic bread and butter. The election is often even described as like an ‘ SNL ’ skit. It's like the writers are being handed free material. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have inadvertently made ‘ SNL ’ hilarious.

  3. Michael Jackson:

    Yeah, Wacko Jacko, where did that come from? Some English tabloid. I have a heart and I have feelings. I feel that when you do that to me. It's not nice.

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for wacko

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for wacko »


Find a translation for the wacko definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"wacko." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 19 Apr. 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/wacko>.

Discuss these wacko definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for wacko? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    not established or confirmed
    A epidemic
    B proprietary
    C unsealed
    D eloquent

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for wacko: